The missionary artist Ramon Ayalaa fertile reference of coastal music, died last night at the age of 96 in a Buenos Aires sanatorium where he had been hospitalized and in delicate condition for just over 10 days due to the worsening of pneumonia.
Born on March 20, 1927, in Guarupá, Ayala died at the Güemes Sanatorium, those close to the immense and influential musician confirmed to the Télam agency.
Creator of the gualambao rhythmin the profuse musical work of who was born under the name of Ramon Gumercindo Cidadestand out among other pieces, “El jangadero”, “El mensú”, “El cosechero” and “Canto al Río Uruguay”.
Those and other songs traveled thanks to versions of Mercedes Sosa, Joan Manuel Serrat, Horacio Guarany and Liliana Herreroto name artists who were nourished by their authorial talent.
In search of explaining the personal and beautiful seal that his songbook bore, Ayala told Télam some time ago: “I have dabbled a lot in classical music, I don’t stop at the sing-song. In the folkloric field there are repetitions that, instead of enlarging the gender dwarf it, it’s a matter of the internal viruses.
Ayala will be laid to rest tomorrow in Almagro and fired on Saturday in Chacarita
The family of the enormous coastal artist Ramón Ayala, who died last night at the age of 96 in a Buenos Aires sanatorium, reported that the musician’s remains will be said goodbye tomorrow at a funeral home in the Almagro neighborhood, while the farewell will be on Saturday morning at the Chacarita Cemetery.
The wake of the poet, plastic artist and creator of the gualambao rhythm will be held today between 12 and 8 p.m. on 3778 Quito Street.
“On Saturday we invite you to accompany the funeral procession at 11 in Chacarita access to the Crematorium”completed the relatives of the author of gems such as “El jangadero”, “El mensú” and “El cosechero”.
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